She graduated Weaver High School in 1955. During high school, she was in the sorority, Iota Phi, then, the Golden Chain, the sister to the Masons. After that she went on to College at UConn for one year, then, Jody and David got married. Joanne devoted time in organizations while raising three boys. She was the president of Jewish Family Services for two years, followed by two years as president of Jewish Children’s Services. At the same time she ran David’s Mechanical engraving company in Wallingford, CT, and also worked as a sales person at Chozick Realty, Inc. Every Jewish Ledger printing usually had an article of some project that she was involved in. In addition to her husband, she leaves her sons, Dr. Bruce S. Chozick and his wife Ayelet of West Hartford, Aaron R. Chozick and his wife Lori of West Hartford and Eric R. Chozick and his wife Stephanie of West Hartford; as well as her eight beloved grandchildren, Rebekah, Josh, Daniel, Annie, Jackie, Matthew, Emma, and Sydney; and great- granddaughter Olivia.
A graveside funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at the Hartford Mutual Society Cemetery, 96 Wolcott Road, East Granby with Rabbi Joseph Gopin and Rabbi James Rosen officiating. Shiva will be conducted at 7:30 PM at the home of Dr. Bruce S. Chozick , 15 Golf Road, West Hartford, CT 06117.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. Arrangements are entrusted to Weinstein Mortuary, Hartford For further information, direction, or to sign the guest book for Joanne, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals.cfm